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Re: Attention SVN client developers [Was: svn commit: r16244 ...]

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-09-25 20:27:20 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:

> Barry Scott wrote:
>
>> Why isn't this hidden inside the libsvn_client API?
>> Having all clients add this code is surely a bad thing?
>> That means that Trac, Rapidsvn, TortoiosSVN, pysvn and all users of the
>> svn language binding have to change. And that will not all be reading
>> the dev list.
>
>
> I'm guessing to give them the flexibility to configure this in ways
> other than an environment variable.
> Whilst an environment variable makes sense for command line apps,
> Tortoise might choose to do it via a GUI checkbox and a registry
> setting, for example.
> This way, each client can choose a way which is consistent with its
> own UI paradigm.

Uh-oh. That way lies madness. Or at least, incompatibility between
Tortoise and the command-line client. *shudder*

-- Brane

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